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Delays of 10 days reported at Panama Canal

Friday, November 6, 2015

Ocean carriers are canceling services and telling some shippers they can expect weeklong delays due to considerable and unexplained congestion through the Panama Canal.

Vessels awaiting transit are now facing up to 10-day delays, carriers have told shippers this week, far more than the average transit times of 24 to 30 hours.

Source: Journal of Commerce